Friday, April 6, 2012

Kool-Aid Easter Eggs

I'm trying something new and different this year.  I stumbled upon this blog on where?  You guessed it!  Pinterest.

I gathered an assortment of Kool-aid

 and several coffee mugs with 2/3 cup water in each.  The 'dye' stuck almost immediately, but we kept the eggs in the water for about 5 minutes each.

From left to right, the colors are Strawberry, Peach Mango, Mixed Berry, Cherry, Orange, Lemon-lime, Strawberry-Lemonade, and Grape-Pink Lemonade. As you can see, all the 'red' Kool-aids turned out looking the same, no matter how long they were kept in.  And, I did not like the grape-pink lemonade mixture, so I added a packet of Mixed Berry to it. Here's how that one turned out.
Still an odd color but better, I think.  They warned me against using Grape, but I didn't listen.  But, now we're ready for the Easter Bunny to come and hide all the pretty Kool-aid dyed eggs.


  1. How fun and crafty is that!!! Such a great idea!! Newest follower via Linky Follower!!!

    1. Thank you! And it makes the kitchen smell wonderful! Not like vinegar. Thanks for stopping by.

  2. great idea!!! I will definitely remember this for next year..thanks!!
    I am your newest follower from the hop..pls follow back if you can.
    Happy Easter!

  3. How cute is this?!!!! Love it! We hope you'll be back to our "Strut Your Stuff Saturday". We loved having you! -The Sisters